NBA Stats

Mar 21 2014 11:55AM

Top 5 Questions: March 21, 2014

Each night the Elias Sports Bureau fields questions from broadcasters, reporters and other members of the media.
Here are the top five questions (and answers) from last night.


Q: Who are the last few rookies to collect 20+ points and 20+ rebounds in a game?

A:

PTSREBDATEPLAYER, TEAMGAME RESULT
23202/7/1996Joe Smith, G.S.GS 95 vs CHI 99
26213/22/1998Tim Duncan, S.A.SA 93 vs PHO 83
28211/13/2010DeJuan Blair, S.A.SA 109 at OKC 108
27234/14/2010DeJuan Blair, S.A.SA 89 at DAL 96
22213/20/2014Gorgui Dieng, Min.MIN 106 at HOU 129


Q: Who was the last NBA player to produce a 20-20 game (points-rebounds) within his first three starts? (Gorgui Dieng did this tonight)

A: Enes Kanter, 3/1/2013 (second career start)


Q: Bradley Beal has 8 straight games making at least 2 three-pointers. Where does this rank among current active streaks?

A: 15, Kevin Love, Min.
8, Bradley Beal, Was.
8, Kevin Durant, OKC.
7, Jose Calderon, Dal.


Q: What are the longest streaks of games with multiple three-pointers for a Wizards/Bullets player? (within a single season)

A:

GAMESPLAYER, TEAMDATES
11Gilbert Arenas, Was.12/6/2006 through 12/27/2006
11Chris Whitney, Was.1/4/2001 through 1/26/2001


Q: Can you list the highest percentage of a player's season total of field goals that were assisted by a particular teammate? (minimum: 100 FG)

A:

SCORERASSISTING PLAYERPCT
Trevor ArizaJohn Wall41.7
Jared DudleyChris Paul40.1
Al HorfordJeff Teague37.8
Dante CunninghamJ.J. Barea37.3
Terrence RossKyle Lowry35.9